Five Ways Bathabile Dlamini Could Leverage Her Remaining Power to Help Women

[Daily Maverick] In a country where the statistics for murder, rape, sexual assault of girls, women and children match or surpass wartime figures, the Department of Women and Minister of Women in the Presidency, Bathabile Dlamini, should be playing a k…

[Daily Maverick] In a country where the statistics for murder, rape, sexual assault of girls, women and children match or surpass wartime figures, the Department of Women and Minister of Women in the Presidency, Bathabile Dlamini, should be playing a key role.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Financial Mismanagement By Municipalities Perpetuates Oppression of Women and Children

[Daily Maverick] Proper financial management in local government will have a positive impact on service delivery that mostly benefits women, youth and children.

[Daily Maverick] Proper financial management in local government will have a positive impact on service delivery that mostly benefits women, youth and children.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Scuttles U.S.$68 Million Bulawayo Investment

[Zimbabwe Independent] Government’s red tape has cost the City of Bulawayo (BCC) an investment worth US$68 million after policy changes scuttled the implementation of a fuel-from-waste project by a United Kingdom-based company, it has emerged.

[Zimbabwe Independent] Government's red tape has cost the City of Bulawayo (BCC) an investment worth US$68 million after policy changes scuttled the implementation of a fuel-from-waste project by a United Kingdom-based company, it has emerged.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

We Don’t Want to Be Tools of Oppression Anymore – War Vets

[263Chat] War Veterans have come out saying they no longer want to be used as tools of oppression by the ruling government. The freedom fighters have been very instrumental in keeping former president Robert Mugabe in power for the past 37 years.

[263Chat] War Veterans have come out saying they no longer want to be used as tools of oppression by the ruling government. The freedom fighters have been very instrumental in keeping former president Robert Mugabe in power for the past 37 years.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Millennials – Get Your ‘Free You’ Money

[Daily Maverick] Ultimately, you want to be in a position where you have so much FU (Free You) money that it covers all your living expenses. That’s when you can live life on your terms.

[Daily Maverick] Ultimately, you want to be in a position where you have so much FU (Free You) money that it covers all your living expenses. That's when you can live life on your terms.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Water Corruption, Northern Suburbs Edition

[Daily Maverick] Three people have been arrested and appeared in court in connection with the installation of illegal water meter connections for water that supplies a large part of the Waterfall City Estate.

[Daily Maverick] Three people have been arrested and appeared in court in connection with the installation of illegal water meter connections for water that supplies a large part of the Waterfall City Estate.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Local Government Is in Crisis. How It Can Be Fixed

[The Conversation Africa] Most of South Africa’s 257 municipalities are in a disastrous financial position. According to the country’s Auditor General, only 33 (13%) are in full compliance with the relevant legal requirements, and produced quality fina…

[The Conversation Africa] Most of South Africa's 257 municipalities are in a disastrous financial position. According to the country's Auditor General, only 33 (13%) are in full compliance with the relevant legal requirements, and produced quality financial statements and performance reports.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa